Sympathy FlowersPosted on Jun 08 in Chinese Tradition, In Memory Ofby ShelynPrint
Sympathy flowers express a feeling of life and beauty and offer much comfort to the family. Flowers provide a living memorial to the deceased as they bring hope to those who grieve.
So the flowers were the only thing that cheered me up during the funeral.
We were surrounded by all type of flowers. I spent most of my time taking pictures of the flowers and enjoying the creativity of the flowers arrangement.
82 bouquets of flowers!! And they would be soon thrown away after the funeral. Sad, isn’t it?
This is my favorite for its uniqueness.
First time I saw cabbage used for a flower arrangement.
And these globe shaped plants that I have never seen.
Sympathy flowers are no more only white and yellow. They add the colors and send forth wafts of delicate fragrance to the funeral hall.
Sympathy flowers bring beauty to a memorial service and hope to those who grieve.
When words fail, a gift of natural beauty expresses our heartfelt sympathy.
After getting so many orders from my dad (my dad helped to order the flowers on behalf of friends), this florist personally gave us a bouquet.
Furthermore, at a time of loss, recipients rank flowers and sympathy cards as the most meaningful of gifts. Those surveyed believe flowers and plants are a critical component of funerals, providing a necessary diversion, something to talk about, and a bright environment at a somber time.
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